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Old 04-21-2006, 10:19 AM   #1
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Can't mount .iso file

Hi i'm trying to mount a .iso file but i'm getting some errors.
Here it is...

c5:~# mount -t iso9660 -o loop battlefield1.iso /mnt/image/
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/loop0,
       missing codepage or other error
       In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
       dmesg | tail  or so

On dmesg i get

Unable to identify CD-ROM format.
How can i solve this?
Old 04-21-2006, 10:27 AM   #2
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read this, there may be help:
Old 04-21-2006, 10:32 AM   #3
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But that is talking about mounting a cdrom. I can mount cdrom, but can't mount .iso files.
Old 04-21-2006, 07:28 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by stormrider_may
c5:~# mount -t iso9660 -o loop battlefield1.iso /mnt/image/
Odd. You might try putting the full path to your iso file, eg:
c5:~# mount -t iso9660 -o loop ./battlefield1.iso /mnt/image/
That's about the only thing I can think of...
Old 04-22-2006, 02:15 PM   #5
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hmmm not working Have already tried lotssss of images, but none of them are working.
Old 04-22-2006, 02:21 PM   #6
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Is it just this one iso? Could be you simply have a corrupted file. The command you're using to mount it is the same command I've used many times myself. How was this iso file created? The specific command used, if you know that.
Old 04-22-2006, 07:41 PM   #7
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Also, run "file" on your iso, and make sure it says the file is really an iso:
% file test.iso                                                     7:40PM
test.iso: ISO 9660 CD-ROM filesystem data
If not, then the iso probably is corrupted.


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